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Internet Society I Internet Issues, Technology, Standards, Policy, Leadership

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How to Search Google Like a Pro: 11 Tricks You Have to Know Google is a powerful tool, but you’re missing out on a lot of that power if you just type words into it. Master Google and find the best results faster with these search tricks. Whether you’re an inexperienced user or a seasoned professional, you’ll probably find at least one search operator you weren’t aware of here. Many of Google’s search operators aren’t very well-known.

89 Simple Swaps That Could Change Your Life Whole grains for white, quality for quantity, Wii Fit for Mario Kart—just one smart swap can pave the way to a healthier and happier life. We decided to go all out and provide 89 “this for that’s,” so there are no excuses when it comes to making healthier choices! Fitness 1. Planks for Crunches OK have we said this enough? The Internet Lives in a Huge Hotel in Manhattan There is no shortage of cool stuff to see on the Internet, but the Internet itself—the networks and servers and cables tying it all together—is pretty mundane. Peter Garritano discovered as much when he went behind the scenes at some of New York’s big Internet hubs to see how it all works. Garritano always knew the Internet is as much a place as it is a thing, one where vast networks in frigid rooms move enormous amounts of data around the world.

s y b e r p u n k . c o m - Oolong - The pancake rabbit. Oolong. "The rabbit of this day was observed this way." And so begins each entry in Oolong's photo diary. But first let me explain. The Debate Over Internet Governance: Introduction Welcome to the Debate Over Internet Governance: A Snapshot in the Year 2000 This website was prepared as a final project for the course Internet & Society: The Technologies and Politics of Control at Harvard Law School. This site aims to do that which might seem impossible in a medium that changes so quickly and so dramatically to freeze a particular moment in the debate over internet governance. [Note: as of May 2005, the legal landscape has continued to change.

25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer It’s easy to forget that we have access to a virtually limitless resource of information, i.e. the Internet. For a lot of us, this is even true at our fingertips, thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones and an ever-increasing push for online greatness by tech engineers all over the world. As a result, there are countless websites out there that are geared to make you smarter and more brilliant for either a low or no cost. In-Wall USB Charger 1. Plug the Mini USB chargers into the outlets. Because the USB ports are off center I decided to put them both toward the center. I think it looked better than having them the same direction or both on the outside. 2. Create a Template by placing tape over both chargers as shown in the photo, then cut the tae around the outer edge and don't forget to cut out the USB ports.

How the ‘Net works: an introduction to peering and transit In 2005, AT&T CEO Ed Whitacre famously told BusinessWeek, "What they [Google, Vonage, and others] would like to do is to use my pipes free. But I ain't going to let them do that…Why should they be allowed to use my pipes?" The story of how the Internet is structured economically is not so much a story about net neutrality, but rather it's a story about how ISPs actually do use AT&T's pipes for free, and about why AT&T actually wants them to do so. Save Toby About Save Toby is website made by two East coast college students, who have threatened to eat a small rabbit named Toby unless they receive $50,000. “On June 30, 2005, Toby will die. National Advanced IPv6 Centre of Excellence The Internet represents as one of the most successful examples of sustainability and its benefits owing to the continuous investment and commitment to research and development of Information infrastructure. The Internet today as a widespread information infrastructure involves many aspects; technological, organizational and community. It has influenced not just computer communication but the entire society ranging from e-commerce to information acquisition and community operations. Commercialization of the Internet changed the landscape completely. It created a market for global data delivery service.

The Pirate Bay is immune to SOPA Over on Techdirt, Mike Masnick has pointed out the mother of all ironies: The Pirate Bay, one of the largest outlets of copyright infringement, would be immune to the takedown tendrils of the imminently incoming Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Apparently it all comes down to the fact that The Pirate Bay has a .org domain — and according to Masnick, the current version of the SOPA bill working its way through congress excludes American domestic domains from being the target of takedown notices from copyright holders. In this case, a “domestic domain” is any domain that comes from a TLD run by an American registry — and sure enough, .org’s registry is Public Interest Registry, a US non-profit based in Virginia. In other words, thepiratebay.org isn’t eligible for a SOPA-based takedown, even if its servers are based in Sweden or another country outside the US. Presumably the bill distinguishes between domestic and non-domestic domains for legal or political reasons.

46 Smart Uses for Salt How many ways can you use salt? According to the Salt Institute, about 14,000! The salt website has tons of handy tips for using salt around the house, and the best of the bunch — plus my additions — are listed below. I can't think of another more versatile mineral. Salt is the most common and readily available nonmetallic mineral in the world. In fact, the supply of salt is inexhaustible. The impact of Internet in rural India Internet has greatly influenced the way individuals socialize, create and exploit economic opportunities and knowledge resources. However, it is not clear what aspects of socialization, economic benefits and knowledge contribute to the perceived impact of Internet on individuals. It is expected that citizens in developing countries, in contrast to those in developed countries will perceive the impact of Internet differentially. Poorer Internet penetration rates in developing countries and low levels of developments of institutional infrastructure such as schools, libraries (as sources of knowledge), hospital, and emergency services are some of the factors that contribute to this. Within developing countries, a similar logic holds for the differential perceived impact between urban and rural areas. In India, this has implications for several of the initiatives of the government, such as Digital India, in proliferating Internet, especially in rural areas.

Loneliness Party (寂寞党) About The Loneliness Party (寂寞党) refers to a group of Chinese Internet users who commiserate over their loneliness and singlehood, in similar vein to the Solo Regiment on the Korean web. The party was established following the emergence of the viral catchphrase “What (X) is (Y)ing is not (Z), It is Loneliness” in 2009 and continues to remain active. Origin In early July 2009, a forum user on the Chinese BBS community Baidu Tieba posted a low-resolution webcam image of a man eating noodles with the accompanying text: “What [this] brother is eating aren’t noodles, but loneliness!”

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